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Mecosta County Deputies arrest Evart couple following chase

A man and woman from Evart are behind bars after a breaking and entering and taking police on a multi county chase.


According to Mecosta County Sheriff Brian Miller, deputies were helping Newaygo County police locate suspects who were involved in a reported breaking and entering on Baseline, when the suspect vehicle was located by a Mecosta County Sheriff's deputy.


During a traffic stop on Mecosta County's 7 Mile Rd, the suspect fled police. 


The pursuit continued down Northland Drive through Mecosta, Montcalm and into Kent County. 


The driver, a 36 year old man and his passenger, a 40 year old woman both from Evart, were apprehended a short time later after they had abandoned the vehicle in the Sand Lake area and had fled on foot into a wooded area.


The two are currently being held at the Mecosta County Jail, awaiting arraignment on charges.

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